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A picture of a Speedwell

Speedwell

Veronica longifolia 'Alba'

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

50cm

60cm

Min

25cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Speedwell Overview

This is an upright plant which produces tall spikes of intense purple blooms. The leaves are deep green and whorled around the strong stems.

Common problems with Speedwell

How to propagate Speedwell

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring, from cuttings in summer.

Seed

Division

Division in early spring or early autumn.

Other uses of Speedwell

Border, cutting bed